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Apply For NASW-CA Executive Director Position – Deadline Extended to June 12th!

Apply For NASW-CA Executive Director Position – Deadline Extended to June 12th!

The deadline to submit an application for the Executive Director position has been extended until June 12th. Please refer to the Job Description below for more information and for instructions on how to apply!

Executive Director
National Association of Social Workers – California Chapter

The California Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW), with ..Read More…

Community Health Councils Survey to Improve Online Medi-Cal Systems

 Community Health Councils (CHC) has been working closely with state advocates on the CalSAWS project. This is the new online system that will uniformly manage public benefits across all 58 counties in California.

To ensure this new system meets the needs of Medi-Cal beneficiaries, we will be sharing a series of surveys to better understand ..Read More…

PRESS RELEASE: NASW condemns yet another incident of lethal police force against an African American

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) strongly condemns the continued death of unarmed people who are African American at the hands of police. We renew our call for the nation to adopt policing reforms to address this crisis. And we offer our condolences to the families of the people who have died.

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Trauma Informed LA Launches “Our Stories Matter” Podcast on May 31st

 Featuring diverse storytellers, Trauma Informed LA’s new podcast furthers community healing and restoration. Access the podcast at https://traumainformedla.org/subscribe

Los Angeles, CA, May 28, 2020—Trauma Informed LA (TILA) presents Our Stories Matter, a new podcast in partnership with Lokels Only, beginning on Sunday, May 31, 2020 with new episodes releasing every two weeks. Our Stories ..Read More…

NASW 2020 National Election Deadline Coming Up On May 29th!

The deadline for the NASW 2020 National Election is this Friday, May 29.  All members with current membership (and no pending sanctions) are encourage to exercise your membership responsibility by submitting your completed ballot no later than Friday the 29th

Voting may be done through this link: https://secure.intelliscaninc.net/nasw/2020/

REMINDER: BBS Standards Of Practice For Telehealth Services

Lately we have been fielding questions regarding what the standards are according to the Board of Behavioral Sciences for offering telehealth services in California. In order to make this widely and readily available, we’re publicizing the most recent regulations for social workers to access easily.

Please click on this link to read the ..Read More…

Practice Alert: COVID-19 Guidance For School Social Workers

COVID-19 Resources for School Social Workers is now posted on NASW’s COVID-19 and School Social Work Web pages.

During the COVID-19 public health emergency, school social workers are essential staff and continue to play a vital role in ensuring that students continue to receive much-needed mental health, education, and other services despite school disruptions ..Read More…

Deadline Extended: Applications For NASW-CA Executive Director Position Accepted Until June 12th!

Social Workers, the deadline to submit an application for the Executive Director position has been extended until June 12th. Please refer to the Job Description below for more information and for instructions on how to apply!

Executive Director
National Association of Social Workers – California Chapter

The California Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers ..Read More…

CDSS Announces Non-Profit Orgs That Are Participating In Disaster Relief Program for Immigrants

The California Department of Social Services (CDSS) announced yesterday (attached) the regional non-profit organizations that were selected to distribute the disaster relief assistance. Applications for disaster relief assistance services will be available on Monday, May 18, 2020. Applications will not be accepted prior to May 18th. 

Applications will be accepted on a first come, first served basis. The ..Read More…

The Catalyst Center Partners With CDSS To Launch California Provider Helpline On May 18th!

The California Provider Helpline launches statewide On May 18, 2020!

Providers in the foster family, residential care, and short-term residential treatment program fields will have 7 days/week access to on-demand technical assistance providers who will be able to provide guidance around most recent state regulations, guidances, and resources relative to providing the best care for ..Read More…

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